Wednesday, October 21, 2020

    Tag: ASSAM

    Assam Witnesses AFSPA Renewal for Extended Period of Six Months

    Much to the dismay of civil society bodies, AFSPA has been extended in Assam for six months more.

    After a Five-Month Break, Assam Witnesses Revival of Anti-CAA Protests

    Assam witnesses a revival of anti-CAA protests amid growing coronavirus cases as thousands gather at Jorhat and other places across the state.

    Migrant Worker Father Sells Newborn Amid Financial Strains in Assam

    Faced with unprecedented economic crisis, Assam migrant worker sells newborn for Rs 45,000 to feed family.

    The Unfolding of a Catastrophe: A Ground Report from Flood-Affected Assam Amid the Pandemic

    Devastating floods in Assam have destroyed homes and farm lands in addition to claiming precious lives, the pandemic has only worsened the crisis being faced by the state.

    Assam Flood/ Assam Challenged by Twin Issues of Deadly Coronavirus and Devastating Floods

    As the state battled the coronavirus pandemic, it was faced with massive floods affecting most districts and leading to large scale destruction of life and property.

    100 COVID Patients in Assam’s Kamprup District Block Highway Alleging Lack of Food and...

    Patients from a Covid facility in Assam fled the premises and blocked the National Highway as they alleged that they were not provided food or water and kept in congested rooms at the facility.

    Activist Akhil Gogoi Tests Coronavirus Positive

    Activist Akhil Gogoi has tested coronavirus positive in Guwahati Central Jail and will undergo treatment at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

    Behind Bars for Over 200 Days, Activist Akhil Gogoi Reports COVID-19 Like Symptoms

    Media reports suggest that Akhil Gogoi’s health has deteriorated severely in the last one week and he is showing COVID-19 like symptoms. A petition has been submitted to the NIA, seeking details on Gogoi’s health.

    The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Severe Blow to Assam’s Handloom Sector

    The traditional weaver-community of Assam is experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic as a hazard threatening their way of life and livelihood.
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    Pan Card, Land Records Rejected by Gauhati High Court as Proof of Citizenship

    Jabeda Begum of Assam submitted 15 documents to claim citizenship, but was rejected by the Gauhati High Court.

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